How to Reuse These 9 Common Packaging Items

How to Reuse These 9 Common Packaging Items

With the world currently preoccupied with the COVID-19 crisis, the environmental issues the world is facing have taken a back seat in our collective consciousness. But of course, these issues haven’t gone anywhere! It is still hugely important to take care of the environment and do our best to minimise and reverse the damage that …

Reducing Microfibre Pollution with the Guppyfriend Washing Bag

Reducing Microfibre Pollution with the Guppyfriend Washing Bag

I am always on the lookout for ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle, and I recently came across the Guppyfriend Washing Bag. This is a bag designed to catch microfibres that are released when we wash our clothes. What are microfibres? Microfibres are small strands of plastic that are released from the synthetic materials …

Should I Use Antiperspirant Or Natural Deodorant?

Should I Use Antiperspirant or Natural Deodorant?

This post is going to be all about deodorant. Let’s face it, it’s natural to get sweaty, stinky armpits from time to time, and most of us choose to control it in some way. But are we really aware of what we are applying to our bodies? Why do we smell? Certain parts of our …

Creative Ways To Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Creative Ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Protecting the environment is a hugely important issue, especially in this present day. We often hear the phrase, ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ in relation to lessening our environmental impact and creating less waste. This phrase comes into play whether you’re thinking of reusing the plastic bag you’ve picked up while shopping, right the way to …

What to do with those little ribbons you cut out of your clothes

What To Do With Those Little Ribbons You Cut Off Your Clothes

You know the ribbons I’m talking about. The ones that are sewn inside the shoulders of your tops, cardigans and jumpers, and in the waistband of skirts. They are meant to help your clothes stay on the hanger, and take the weight of the garment to save the fabric from stretching. But I’d be interested …

How To Use Up Leftover Pieces of Soap and Other Solid Shower Products

How to Use Up Leftover Pieces of Soap and Solid Shower Products

You are probably all familiar with using a bar of soap until it gets really small, and it sometimes breaks up into several small pieces. These little leftover pieces of soap are difficult and fiddly to use, but you don’t want to throw them away as they are still perfectly good soap. At least, that’s …

Alternative Uses For Cosmetic Products You Are Not Going To Use

Alternative Uses for Cosmetic Products You are Not Going to Use

Do you have half-used perfumes, make-up, hair products and other cosmetic products that you are not going to use, for whatever reason? Maybe the product is years out of date, you don’t like the scent, or the product doesn’t work for you. You’d love to clear some space and get these half-used products out of …